2010 – Proud Sponsors

Beef Days Event Level ($500 and above)

Fleck Sales : Big Country Seeds : Dan Lynch Ford
E & J Electric & GeoThermal Inc. : Ruzicka’s Meats
Brosh Chapel : Lasso “E” Campers : Digital Turtle
Brown Concrete & Backhoe/Brown Well Pump Service

Partner Level ($300 – $499)

Shuey’s : Rubber Ducky Carwash : Broghammer & Duncan PC
South Slope : Casey’s General Store : Solon Dental Center
Bridge Bank : Lovetinsky Harapat Auto Service
Solon Education Foundation : Johnson Co. Cattleman’s Assoc.
Lake McBride Golf Course : Saddleback Ridge : Apparel 1
Agvantage FS Inc. : Solon Economist : Ely Fire Department
Pratt Audio-Visual & Video : George’s
KCRG TV 9 : KGAN TV 2 : KCJJ

Proud Sponsor Level ($100 – $299)

Mid American Energy : Solon Nursing Care Center : Chris’ Excavating : F. J. Krob & Co. : Mark’s Auto Body : Solon Heating & Air Conditioning : Solon Barber Shop : Solon State Bank : RJ’z Express : Jim Martinek : Wears Auctioneering : Hills Bank & Trust : Land Plumbing : Ken’s Auto Clinic : Barnhart’s Custom Services : Memorials by Michel : Iowa Valley Monument Co. : Lynch Excavating : Play & Learn Preschool : Naughton Insurance : Solon Station : Ellison Insurance : All Aboard Daycare : Joensy’s Restaurant : Sam’s Main Street Market : Chuck Smith Body Shop Lee’s Ag Clinic : Auto Medic/Corridor Rentals : Eastwood’s Sports Bar : El Sol Mexican

Contributor Level ($25 – $99)

Davis Veterinary : Kodiak Ltd. : North Liberty Clinic of Chiropractic : Harry’s Custom Trophy : Solon Feed Mill :  Wilderness Studio : Proffitt Construction : Sedlacek Upholstery : Loretta’s Beauty Shop : Solon Dairy Queen : Solon Trustworthy Hardware : E’s Florals : Solon Veterinary Clinic : Timberview Farms, Bob & Loretta Dvorsky : Solon Drug : Savvy Coffee & Wine Bar : Patti’s Woodfire Grill & Sports Bar : F1InformationSolutions.com

2010 Sponsor Letter

April 27, 2010

Dear Business Partner,

We couldn’t do it without you! Last year our business partners donated generously to support Solon Community improvement through the Solon Beef Days Committee.

Solon Historical Group (Solon History Books) $3,000
Solon Living Roadways (North Entry Sign way) $3,000
Solon Spotlight (middle school drum set) $2,500
Solon Post Grad Scholarships $2,500
Solon Clock Tower (2K/yr for two years) $2,000
Lake MacBride State Park (Primitive campground upgrades) $1,500
Win with Reading Program (Author Sponsor) $1,000
Solon Legion Memorial   (3rd of 5 year commitment @ 1K/Yr) $1,000
Lake MacBride Fireworks (sponsored by Cottage Reserve) $1,000
Lakeview Playground (Playground Equipment) $1,000
Solon Boy Scouts / Venture Crew (Equipment trailer) $1,000
Solon Econ. Dev. Council $1,000
Music on Main Street $500
Solon Dance Team $500
Project Prom $300
2010 Total $21,800

This brings out total contributions for the past 38 years to approximately $342,000 Dollars!

This year, in preparation for the Beef Days events held July 16th & 17th, we would once again like to recognize our business partners on the annual Beef Days T-Shirts. In order to have your company acknowledged for your generous contribution, we must receive your donation by June 15th.  A pre-stamped envelope is enclosed for your use. Please include your name or business name as you wish it to appear on the T-shirt.

The donation will be acknowledged by level:

Partner Level                                     $300.00 and UP

Proud Sponsor Level                       $100.00 to $299.00

Contributor Level                             $25.00 to $99.00

We also welcome sponsorship of Beef Days events. If interested in more information or other ways to contribute, please contact us.

Please donate generously again this year. We look forward to spreading the good word about our corporate partners through this effort. Once again, we look forward to another successful Beef Days celebration and thank you in advance for your support.

Sincerely,

Denise Bentrim,     Bob Eubanks
624-2918                 624-3516
Proud Sponsor’s Committee

2010 Donation Report

Date: April 26, 2010

From: Gary Bentrim, Solon Beef Days Committee President

Subject:  Beef Days Press Release

Solon Beef Days Committee is proud to announce this year’s recipients of their annual donations which are requested till February and earmarked each year in March to be given back to the community and surrounding area.  The following organizations and activities were chosen on the merit of their projects as this year’s recipients.

$21,800

Solon Historical Group (Solon History Books) $3,000
Solon Living Roadways (North Entry Sign way) $3,000
Solon Spotlight (middle school drum set) $2,500
Solon Post Grad Scholarships $2,500
Solon Clock Tower (2K/yr for two years) $2,000
Lake MacBride State Park (Primitive campground upgrades) $1,500
Win with Reading Program (Author Sponsor) $1,000
Solon Legion Memorial   (3rd of 5 year commitment @ 1K/Yr) $1,000
Lake MacBride Fireworks (sponsored by Cottage Reserve) $1,000
Lakeview Playground (Playground Equipment) $1,000
Solon Boy Scouts / Venture Crew (Equipment trailer) $1,000
Solon Econ. Dev. Council $1,000
Music on Main Street $500
Solon Dance Team $500
Project Prom $300
2010 Total $21,800

The Solon Beef Days Committee has donated approximately $342,000 over the past 38 years to local organizations, activities and projects.  “Our charter is to touch as many worthy projects and activities within the community and surrounding area,” said Gary Bentrim, President of Solon Beef Days Committee.  “We look at the number of people we are going to impact along with the betterment of the community”.  “We view our committee as the organizer and catalyst to put on the annual celebration where most of the non-profit organizations within the community that take part in Solon Beef Days have their largest fund raiser.”  “Many, without Beef Days would not have the funding to do all of the great things they are doing.”  “ It’s the one event each year that the whole community can be proud of that funds many of the activities that go on throughout the year.”

This year Solon Beef Days will be celebrating their 39th Anniversary to be held on Friday/Saturday, July 16th & 17th.

2010

Solon Beef Days Logo 2010

Thank you for attending the 39th Annual Solon Beef Days Celebration.

Congratulations to all the runners:
2010 5K & 1 Mile Race Results

T-Shirts are still available – order yours now.

  • Friday July 16, 2010
  • 5 pm :: Lady Lowe – New Country
  • 6pm :: Kids Corner
  • 7 pm :: Hay Bale Toss (6:30 reg.)
  • 9 pm :: Crazy Delicious – High Energy Dance Band

Solon Beef Days is an annual celebration held in the town of Solon, Iowa the third week of July each year. Join us for entertainment, parade, beer tent, beef dinner, and a load of events for kids and adults alike.

2009 Pedal Tractor Pull

Results from the 2009 Big Country Seeds Pedal Tractor Pull:

Class 1: 35 and under:
1st- Mackenzie Dvorsky
2nd-Spencer Sebetka
3rd-Michael Devalk

Class 2: 36-40:
1st- Lukas Swanson
2nd- Brandon Hoit
3rd- Mia Borowski

Class 3: 41-45:
1st- Dakota Johnson
2nd- Dawson Welch
3rd-Sydney Bildstein

Class 4: 46-50:
1st-Mitchel Shingledecker
2nd- Austin Schwake
3rd- Sulvia Havlicek

Class 5: 51-55:
1st- Dain Stolbe
2nd- Lucas Tepoel
3rd-Denver Haight

Class 6: 56-60:
1st- Jada Murphy
2nd-Braytion Bair
3rd- Hunter Schrock

Class 7: 61-70:
1st- Christian Haight
2nd- Jack Stahle
3rd- Hayes Diersen

Class 8: 71-80:
1st- Olivia Erenberger
2nd- Emma Hartman
3rd- J.C. Miller

2009 Race Results

The race was another fantastic one.  Thank you for all who participated and thank you to all the wonderful race sponsors.

Race Results

(Complete race results)

5K

Open Men
Travis Robertson, 22, Iowa City, IA 15:40

Open Women
Erin Moeller, 32, Mount Vernon, IA 17:50

Men Under 15
Nate Marti, 14, Mount Vernon, IA   19:03
Zach Slusher, 14, Solon, IA   19:17
Brent Kennicott, 14 20:21

Men 15 – 18
Matt Stocker, 16, Solon, IA 17:44
Kyle Schaffer, 18, Oxford, IA 17:54
Michael Ropp, 16, Cedar Rapids, IA 18:34

Men 19 – 29
Phil Young, 23, North Liberty, IA 16:26
Tyler Sullivan, 21, Coralville, IA 16:41
Brooks McLaren, 24, North Liberty, IA 17:33

Men 30 – 39
Gregg Hennigan, 31, Coralville, IA 18:06
Louis Pelsang, 35, Iowa City, IA 18:27
Jeff Allen, 35, Iowa City, IA 18:29

Men 40 – 49
Michael Kabela, 42, North Liberty, IA 18:02
Jeff Nietert, 48, Cedar Rapids, IA 18:25
James Pelsang, 44, Iowa City, IA 18:29

Men 50 – 59
Jim Quigley, 52, Cedar Rapids, IA 18:25
David Robertson, 51, Iowa City, IA 19:16
Brien Burke, 52, Toddville, IA 19:54

Men 60 & Up
Jim Shimek, 61, Cedar Rapids, IA 20:06
Thomas Wolfe, 60, St Belleville, IL 20:21
Bruce Bachmann, 60, Cedar Rapids, IA 23:41

Women Under 15
Loren Benzing, 14, Solon, IA 21:59
Lindsay Mueller, 14, Cedar Rapids, IA 22:54
Lauren Wilch, 14, Mount Vernon, IA 23:13

Women 15 – 18
Kelsey Hart, 18, Solon, IA 19:12
Cassidy White, 17, West Branch, IA 20:16
Taylor Aitchisson, 15 21:11

Women 19 – 29
Melanie Catlett, 29, North Liberty, IA 20:28
Jennifer Krohn, 28 21:35
Alex Dooley, 21, Solon, IA 22:11

Women 30 – 39
Jennifer Wick, 31, Solon, IA 22:12
Vanessa Beyer, 30 22:50
Lily Phonphiboun, 32, Iowa City, IA 23:30

Women 40 – 49
Sheryl Miller, 46, Coralville, IA 19:40
Deb Gaddis, 42, Solon, IA 20:27
Patty Benzing, 41, Solon, IA 22:11

Women 50 – 59
Belinda Gee, 51, Cedar Rapids, IA 24:19
Brenda Johnson, 58, Cheyenny, WY 28:26
Robyn Schaefer, 51, Conroy, IA 28:48

1 Mile

Open Men
Michael Kabela, 42, North Liberty, IA 5:21

Open Women
Paige Holub, 9, Coggon, IA 7:14

Men Under 5
Jace Fopma, 4, Marion, IA 8:49
Ryan Moeller, 4, Mount Vernon, IA 10:51
Nate Ferguson, 4, Solon, IA 11:31

Men 5 – 6
Isaac Milliman, 6, Solon, IA 9:44
Landon Shive, 5 10:10
William Cochran, 6, Minneapolis, MN 10:12

Men 7 – 8
Kyle Hefley, 8, Iowa City, IA 6:47
Grant Jensen, 7 8:23
Colin Zahradnik, 8, Cedar Rapids, IA 8:26

Men 9 – 10
Jeremy Fopma, 9, Marion, IA 6:47
Joe Norris, 9, Ankeny, IA 7:01
Dermot Weldon, 9, LeClaire, IA 7:18

Men 11 – 12
Vaclau Santolikova, 12, Czech Republic 6:36
Liam Weldon, 12, LeClaire, IA 6:39
Dillon Drake, 11, Solon, IA 6:45

Men 13 – 15
Drew Stevens, 14 6:28
Charlie Jedlicka, 13, Solon, IA 7:34

Men 16 – 18
Kyle Kienholz, 16 5:26

Men 19 & Up
Andre Moorman, 27, Cedar Rapids, IA 6:10
Gary Stinocher, 45, Solon, IA 6:11
Mike Adams, 32, Marion, IA 6:23

Women Under 5
Aliyah Al-Hameed, 3, North Liberty, IA 10:05
Maria Milliman, 4, Solon, IA 12:24
Eric Buresh, 2

Women 5 – 6
Leah Holub, 6, Coggon, IA 9:26
Ashley Stinocher, 6, Solon, IA 13:50

Women 7 – 8
Peyton Steva, 7 8:37
Carlie, 7, Center Point, IA 9:53
Vanessa Milliman, 8, Solon, IA 10:01

Women 9 – 10
Meghan Brune, 10, Walford, IA 7:24
Madison Pfeiffer, 9, Walker, IA 9:14
Maisie Ryan, 10 9:24

Women 11 – 12
Jana Santolikova, 11, Czech Republic 7:26
Molly Walkner, 12, Solon, IA 7:40
Lindsey Reicks, 11, Solon, IA 7:45

Women 13 – 15
Brittany Stinocher, 14, Solon, IA 7:45
Jessie Patton, 13, Sioux City, IA 8:57

Women 19 & Up
Laurie Stinocher, 43, Solon, IA 8:58
Jessica Milliman, 31, Solon, IA 9:44
Tammy Peicks, 39, Solon, IA 11:24

<ul>
<li class=”title”>Friday July 17 2009</li>
<li><img class=”alignleft size-full wp-image-26″ title=”july17″ src=”http://beefdays.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/july17.png” mce_src=”http://beefdays.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/july17.png” alt=”july17″ width=”94″ height=”73″ /></li>
<li>1 pm :: <a href=”/golf-tournament/” mce_href=”/golf-tournament/”>Golf Tournament</a></li>
<li>5 pm :: Terry McCauley</li>
<li>7 pm :: Hay Bale Toss (6:30 reg.)</li>
<li>9 pm :: <a href=”http://www.crazydeliciousband.com/” mce_href=”http://www.crazydeliciousband.com/” target=”_blank”>Crazy Delicious </a></li>
</ul>
<ul>
<li class=”title”>Saturday July 18 2009</li>
<li><img class=”alignleft size-full wp-image-27″ title=”july18″ src=”http://beefdays.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/july18.png” mce_src=”http://beefdays.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/july18.png” alt=”july18″ width=”94″ height=”73″ /></li>
<li>7 am :: <a href=”/5k-1-mile-runs/” mce_href=”/5k-1-mile-runs/”>5k &amp; 1 Mile Runs</a></li>
<li>11am :: <a href=”http://www.eibb.org/meet.php” mce_href=”http://www.eibb.org/meet.php” target=”_blank”>Eastern Iowa Brass Band</a></li>
<li>1 pm :: Leo Shima Country Sounds</li>
<li>3 pm :: Twist &amp; Shout</li>
<li>6 pm :: <a href=”http://www.the-morning-after-band.com/” mce_href=”http://www.the-morning-after-band.com/” target=”_blank”>Morning After</a></li>
<li>9 pm :: <a href=”http://www.myspace.com/mcveyjake” mce_href=”http://www.myspace.com/mcveyjake”>Jake Mcvey</a></li>
</ul>
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